2016 Conference social


Friday, September 16, from 5 to to 6:30 PM
Salons F, G, & H






Craft Basket
Mixed Media Scrap Pack, 8-Page Scrapbook Kit, Card Stock, Origami How To by HiDeaki Sakata, Origami Paper, A Thread of Truth (Novel) by Marie Bostwick, Gift Baskets for All Seasons by Elizabeth Jane Lloyd, Organizing You Craft Space by Jo Padkham, Hello, Cupcake! by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, Slash Your Stash - Scrap Quilts from Quilting by McCalls, The Sugar Camp Quilt (Novel) by Jennifer Chiaverini, Visual Quick Tips Quilting, Craft Organizing Tub, (6) Vintage crocheting/Knitting Instruction Booklets, Knitting by Anne Akers Johnson, (2) Knit Instruction Booklets, Crochet Kit (book and hooks), Wallies Wallpaper Cutouts - Wall Appliques, Iron-on Star Appliques, Cross Stitch Key-ring Kit, (2) Skeins Yarn, 9” Knitting Needles, Cross Stitch Kit - Bluebell Flower, Fisheye Brand Moscato 2014, HandCraft Petite Sirah
Total Value: $150
Minimum Bid: $35



Cooking Basket
Quilted Table Runner, Pot Holder, and Hot Pad, Delicae Gourmet Raspberry Merlot Balsamic Glaze, Condiment Carrier, Cooking Utensil Caddy with Lazy Susan, Spinach Dip, Bon Appetit! Post-it Notepad, Gourmet Club Hostess Apron, The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer, Thanksgiving by Sam Sifton, Rachael Ray's 365: No Repeats, The Canadian Living Entertaining Cookbook by Carol Ferguson, Joys of the Table: An Anthology of Culinary Verse edited by Sally Zakariya, Acquired Tastes (novel) by Peter Mayle, The Potluck Club (novel) by Linda Evans Shepherd and Eva Marie Everson, When in Doubt, Add Butter (novel) by Beth Harbison, Dying for Chocolate (novel) by Diane Mott Davidson, A Sheetcake Named Desire (novel) by Jacklyn Brady, Cupcake Vineyards Red Velvet, Mommy’s Time Out Garganega/Pinot Grigio
Total Value: $150
Minimum Bid: $35



Mystery Basket
Impossipuzzle, The Body Farm audio book by Patricial Cornwell, Kill the Messenger audio book by Tami Hoag, Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfelder, Shadow Creek by Joy Felding, Peter Benchley Collection - 3 tales (Jaws, The Girl of the Sea of Cortez, Beast), Private Paris by James Patterson & Mark Sullivan, Armed and Dangerous - A Writer’s Guide to Weapons by Michael Newton, Now Write! Mysteries - Edited by Sherry Ellis & Laurie Lamson, Chrisp’s True Crime Miscellany, 19 Crimes Red Wine, Three Thieves Cabernet Sauvignon
Total Value: $140
Minmum Bid: $30



Tea and Coffee Basket
Bodum tea press, Keurig Chie Latte Vue K-Cups, Yellow Eagle Lodge Blueberry Coffee, Trader Joe’s Cocoa Truffles, Teapot and 2 Matching cups, Maclean’s Luxury Shortbread, Tea Infuser, Afternoon Tea Serenade: Recipes from Famous Tea Rooms & Classical Chamber Music CD by Sharon O’Connor, Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortensen and David Oliver Relin, The Coffee Companion by John Thorn, Cupcake Vineyards Chardonnay, Steep'd- white wine infused with green tea
Total Value: $122
Minimum Bid: $25



Beach Basket
(2) Sailor Bear Pillows, Sangaria Pitcher, Beach Chair Napkin Holder w/ napkins, Cape Shore Fish Plate w/spreader, Wire Fish Chip Holder and Dip Bowl, Fish Bowl w/spreader, Watermelon-decorated Condiment and/or Relish Server, 2 jars of cocktail sauce, A Salty Piece of Land (Novel) by Jimmy Buffet, Virginia Beach and Vintage Postcards by Alpheus J. Chewning, Writing Tides - Finding Grace and Growth Through Writing by Kent Ira Groff, Lighthouses Coffee Table Book by F. Ross Holland, Saltwater Aquariums for Dummimes by Gregory Skolmal, FlipFlop Moscato, Sauvignon Blanc by Seaglass Winery
Total Value $120
Minimum Bid: $25



Creativity Basket
Writer/Artist Satchel, Trio Reading Light, Watercolor Workshop Kit, 2 Adult Coloring Books, colored pencils, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, Ripasso edited by Carol MacAllister, Hope, Dream, Inspire notepads, Vineyards on the Scuppernong, Girls of Summer Wine
Total Value: $110
Minimum Bid: $25



Romance Basket
Crabtree and Evelyn Scented Drawer Lining Paper, Free-standing Romance Sign, Romance Heart-shaped Pillow, Heart-shaped Picture Frame, Heart-shaped Candles, Chilis and Cherries in Dark Chocolate, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Mr. Darcy and Miss Bennett Salt and Pepper Shakers, Idiot’s Guide to the Perfect Marriage by Hilary Rich and Helaina Laks Cravitz, M.D., Idiot’s Guide to Dating by Dr. Judy Kurianski, From the Streets to the Sheets: Noire presents Urban Erotic Quickies by various authors, Good in Bed (novel) by Jennifer Weiner, The Sweet Potato Queens’ Book of Love by Jill Conner Browne, Fifty Shades of Grey by EL James, Fifty Shades of Grey Darker by EL James, Wink Risque Red California Table Wine, French Lick Sweet Table Wine
Total Value: $100
Minimum Bid: $25



Trader Joe's Basket
Contents yet to be listed
Total Value: $100
Minimum Bid: $25



Craft Beer Basket
Beer Nuts - Original Peanuts, (2) Assorted 6pk of O’Connor Brewing Co. Beer, bottleBOX Craft Beer To-Go Tote, (2) bottleBOX Koozies, (1) Smartmouth Beer Koozie, (1) bottleBOX Craft To Go Growler, (2) bottleBOX Beer Glasses, Smartmouth Farmer’s Tan Hoppy Saison, Smartmouth Brewing Co. Growler, (1) Smartmouth Beer Glass, $25 Gift Card form O’Connor Brewing Co.
Total Value $95
Minimum Bid $25



Italian Basket
Gourmet Farfalle Pasta, Tuscan Traditions Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce, Spoon Rest, Chalkboard Cruet, Primo Dolce Wafer Rolls, $20 Gift Certificate and Bottle from Savor the Olive, Mediterranean Kitchen by Jacqueline Clark and Joanna Farrow, The Secrets of Italy by Gordon Kerr, Fossi Rosso red table wine
Total Value: $75
Minimum Bid: $25



SILENT AUCTION ITEMS:
Framed Oil Painting - Large -- Value $75
Minimum Bid : $20

Framed Original Seascape Water Color -- Value $40
Minimum Bid : $15

London Fog Business Roll On Bag (NEW) -- Value $80
Minimum bid: $20

Dragon Dictate for Mac Software (NEW) -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $10

Audio Books of the 4 Gospels (NEW) -- Value $30
Minimum Bid: $10

Handmade Baby Quilt (NEW)
Knitted Hat (NEW)
Who Was Honda by O. Snow -- Value $25
Minimum Bid: $5

Folded-Book-Art “Write,”
Set of 3 wooden books,
Elements of Style by Strunk and White,
Creating Unforgettable Characters by Linda Seger -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $15

Book-Themed Bookends
Handbook of Magazine Article Writing by Writer’s Digest
Eat, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
How To Read Novels like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster
Beowulf on the Beach by Jack Murnighan --Value $25
Minimum Bid: $5

Serious Daring, Creative Writing in Four Genres by Lisa Roney
Journal -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $15

Serious Daring, Creative Writing in Four Genres by Lisa Roney
Journal -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $15

Gift Certificate – Baa Baa Sheep Yarn Store -- Value $30
Minimum Bid: $10

(FOUR) Botanical Garden Tickets -- Value $32
Minimum Bid: $10

(TWO) $20 BottleBOX Craft Beer To Go Gift Cards -- Value $40
Minimum Bid: $20

(TWO) $35 LaBella Ghent Gift cards -- Value $70
Minimum Bid: $35

(ONE) $35 LaBella Ghent Gift Card -- Value $35
Minimum Bid: $15

Holiday Inn (2 night stay) Greenwich Rd. -- Value $300
Minimum Bid: $50

Muse Book Bash VIP - Slover Library Oct 1st Book Bash w/ VIP Treatment -- Value $100
Minimum Bid: $50

Muse Class – Your Choice Gift Certificate -- Value $100
Minimum Bid: $50

Pet Smart Gift Certificate -- Value $35
Minimum Bid: $15

(FOUR) Tickets Valid at all 5 Portsmouth Museums (Children’s Museum, Naval Shipyard Museum, Lighthouse, Community Colored library Museum, Arts and Cultural Center) -- Value $56
Minimum Bid: $20

(TWO) ODU Football Game -- Value $45
Minimum Bid: $20

Handcarved Wooden Pen by Dr. Randy Ferrance -- Value $30
Minimum Bid: $10

(TWO) $25 Gift Certificates to Plaza Del Sol -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $25

Gift Certificate from Sabrina’s Salon for any service -- Value $40
Minimum Bid: $20

(TWO) $25 Target Gift Certificates -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $25

Voucher for (2) tickets to Virginia Opera -- Value $100
Minimum Bid: $25

Voucher for (2) Tickets to a Classic or POPS concert by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra during 2016 – 2017 season -- Value $154
Minimum Bid: $50

Voucher for (2) Tickets to Christmas Carol by the Virginia Beach Stage Company at the Wells Theatre -- Value $100
Minimum Bid: $25

$50 Amazon Gift Card -- Value $50
Minimum bid: $25

Gift Certificate from Devon Shanor Photography -- Value $250
Minimum bid: $50

(FOUR) Tickets to the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo -- Value $60
Minimum bid: $20

(FOUR) Tickets to the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo -- Value $60
Minimum bid: $20

(FOUR) Tickets to the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo -- Value $60
Minimum bid: $20

Book Purse from Novel Creations -- Value $60
Minimum bid: $20

Book Purse from Novel Creations -- Value $60
Minimum bid: $20

(TWO) $25 Gift Certificates for Bravos -- Value $50
Minimum Bid $25

3-Month PastryBase Baking Box Subscription -- Value $100
Minimum Bid: $25

(TWO) $25 Gift Certificate for Gordon Biersch -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $25

Gift certificate for a month of group training at Core Fitness by Marika -- Value $75
Minimum Bid: $25

$50 Walmart Gift Card -- Value $50
Minimum Bid: $25


Raffle Items
The Bee and The Biscuit $25 gift certificate
Chili’s $25 gift card
Luna Maya $25 gift certificate
Marshalls $20 gift card
P.F. Chang’s $25 gift card
Total Wine $25 gift card
Muse Writers Center $25 off a class gift certificate




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